Research reveals the cheapest and most expensive countries for Michelin-starred dining

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Research reveals the cheapest and most expensive countries for Michelin-starred dining

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New research has found the countries where it is the cheapest and the most expensive to have a Michelin-starred meal.

Hong Kong has the lowest average Michelin dining cost, according to the data, making it the cheapest location for Michelin starred dining. It was followed by Japan, which has a total of 344 Michelin-starred restaurants, with virtually all of them located in three of the country's cities, Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka.

China has the third lowest average Michelin dining cost score. Shanghai has the highest number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the country, followed by the capital Beijing.

The UK was ranked at number nine in the list, also behind Malta, Singapore, Macau, Belgium, and Taiwan.

The study also looked at the countries with the most expensive Michelin-starred restaurants, with Canada topping the list, followed in second place by Hungary.

Luxembourg is the third most expensive country for Michelin dining. Despite the country’s small size, fewer than half its Michelin-starred restaurants are located in the capital, Luxembourg city.

Other countries in the top 10 most expensive Michelin dining destinations are the US, Austria, Croatia, South Korea, Portugal, Germany, and Finland.

France has the most Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, with 556, according to the research.

Macau has the most Michelin-starred restaurants per 100,000 people, with 2.039 restaurants per 100,000, followed by Switzerland, with 1.407 restaurants per 100,000 people, and Luxembourg, with 1.260 restaurants per 100,000 people.

Conducted by online casino company Spin Genie, the research looked at the average cost of Michelin-starred restaurants across the globe, and compared them to create a ‘Michelin dining cost score’.

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